Regulation & ethics

Regulation & ethics guidance:

What is privilege? The core aim of privilege is to protect the confidentiality of communications between clients and their lawyers. Note that the right belongs to the...

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This Practice Note provides a summary of the Guidance on Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct for In-House Counsel (the Guide) prepared by the organisation...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides an overview of the SRA Handbook 2011 (the Handbook), focusing on the obligations imposed on in-house lawyers. For further information about...

Practice Note

This Practice Note provides an overview of the SRA Handbook 2011 (the Handbook), focusing on the obligations imposed on in-house lawyers. For further information about...

Practice Note

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has wanted to restructure the way it regulates solicitors and law firms for a long time. From June 2016 onwards, it launched a...

Practice Note

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has wanted to restructure the way it regulates solicitors and law firms for a long time. From June 2016 onwards, it launched a...

Practice Note

What is Lexcel? Lexcel is the Law Society's quality mark for practice management and client care. Lexcel is designed specifically for the legal sector. There are two...

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This Practice Note provides guidance for in-house solicitors on the SRA Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs, contained in the SRA Standards and Regulations, in...

Practice Note

The way the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates the solicitors’ profession has been evolving since its inception—from a prescriptive rules-based regime in the...

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The SRA Standards and Regulations set out the standards and requirements that individual solicitors, RELs, RFLs and firms regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority...

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STOP PRESS: The SRA Standards and Regulations (also known as the ‘StaRs’) are in force from 25 November 2019. They replace the SRA Handbook 2011. Key changes include...

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